People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.Today is Tuesday September 16, 2014.
Top Maine chefs will compete in Spectrum Generations 2nd Annual Meals on Wheels Celebrity Chef Challenge on Wednesday, September 24 at the Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. Chefs will prepare a main dish using Meals on Wheels guidelines and ingredients and celebrating Maine food and growers. Event includes reception, cash bar, silent auction, dinner and program.
Captain James A. Kirk of the United States Navy will visit People Plus on Thursday, September 25 at 1 pm to offer an enthralling and informative talk about the lead ship stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, of which he is commanding officer. Now being built at Bath Iron Works, it has been called the most advanced warship ever constructed for the US Navy.
Stretch, flex, breathe and relax for optimum well being. Yoga is a wonderful way to re-balance and feel grounded. Join this class, which also includes an introduction to meditation, with experienced instructor Ann Kimmage, who brings the joy out of yoga and tailors yoga to your individual needs. Six week session 9/16 – 10/28 (no class 10/14), Tuesdays 10:30 am, $30 members/$60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.
Members of the People Plus Write On! Group will debut their new book, Times and Seasons, at a special Author's Chat on Wednesday, September 17, 2 pm. The 174-page book, titled, “Times and Seasons,” is a unique collection of poetry, prose and photographs featuring the work of 21 local writers and artists.
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Would you like to learn how to meditate? Do you meditate already but just can't seem to develop a regular practice? This weekly meditation circle will help you develop your own practice and maintain or deepen it with the guidance of an experienced instructor.
Have you ever wanted to try Pilates but thought it was too hard? Pilates Lite, led by Dennis Kimmage, strengthens the key core muscles in your body but more gently than a traditional Pilates workout. In this class you will learn how to modify the physical movements to make them easier and more accessible. Six week session 9/16 – 10/28 (no class 10/14), Tuesdays 12-1 pm, $30 members/ $60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.
If you are concerned about a family history or are curious about whether you are at risk, there is a new “Diabetes Prevention” 16-week lifestyle change program being offered at People Plus in Brunswick! Starting on June 18 at 4 pm and running initially for 16 weeks, this program, developed by the Centers for Disease Control, is designed to help reduce the development of diabetes and has proven success in preventing Type 2 diabetes by 58 percent.
A new Biking Club for members of People Plus, Easy Riders, will have their inaugural ride on Wednesday, May 14. Interested riders should meet in the People Plus parking lot at 9 am. The ride will last for about an hour.